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AOC’s Time Magazine Cover is a Proud Moment for Latinas

Araceli Cruz
Time magazine recently released their latest issue with the incomparable Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the cover. The symbolism of Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on the cover of Time magazine is not just a representation of her accomplishments as a politician — although that is high up...
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Here’s What Happened When an Abuelita Confronted Rep. Ocasio-Cortez

Araceli Cruz
As a representative of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has to split her time between New York City and D.C. She’s always either working in the capital or speaking with her constituents back home. This weekend she returned to the Bronx and...
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Domestic Workers Treated to a Night at the Oscars in Honor of ‘Roma’

Araceli Cruz
Women all over the world recognized themselves in one way or another while watching Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma. Whether you saw yourself in Cleo, the domestic worker, or Sofía, the distressed and abandoned wife and mother, the reality is women often endure an abundance of...
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How My Catholic Latina Mom Learned To Embrace My Bruja Spirituality

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Growing up Catholic, not only did I make my Communion and Confirmation, but my Puerto Rican mother was also my religious instruction teacher. We went to mass on Sundays and we said our prayers at night. My mom told me...